Interview with Charles Diggs
QUESTION 7
INTERVIEWER:

WERE THERE OTHER THINGS THAT UH, MADE THIS CASE TAKE SUCH A HIGH PROFILE?

Charles Diggs:

Yes, um, I think the uh, the picture in the Jet Magazine of the, of the Till boy showing his mutilation after he was removed out of the river, I think that, that was a, that's probably one of the greatest media uh, products uh, in the last uh forty or fifty years because uh that picture uh, stimulated a lot of interest and a lot of anger on the part of blacks all over, all over the country. And, uh, I think the fact that uh the Till boy was uh, just a child uh, also added to, added to this matter.